Ethan Allen Dewey

9 February 1845–21 March 1887 (Age 42)
West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ethan Allen

When Ethan Allen Dewey was born on 9 February 1845, in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Addison Andrew Dewey, was 34 and his mother, Betsey Catherine Moore, was 28. He married Ellen Augusta Bisbee on 9 February 1870, in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States for about 7 years. He died on 21 March 1887, in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Paucatuck Cemetery, West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ethan Allen Dewey
1845–1887
Emeline N Barber
1853–1910
Marriage: 17 May 1876
Judson E Dewey
1877–1885
Lucy E Dewey
1880–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 May 1876
Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
children

(2)

    Judson E Dewey

    Male1877–1885Male

    Lucy E Dewey

    Female1880–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

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World Events (7)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 18

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the personal name Dewi, Welsh form of David .2 Anglicized form of a French Huguenot name of uncertain form and origin. Traditionally it is recorded as Douai, from a place in northern France, but it could also be from Old Norman French du we(z) ‘of the ford’, from a variant of standard French gué ‘ford’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ethan A Dewey in household of Andrew A Dewey, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Eathan A Dewey in household of Andrew A Dewey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ethan A Dewey in household of Andrew A Dewey, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"

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